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Group of Three American Polychrome Paint-Decorated Wall Boxes, 19th/20th century

Property from a Martha's Vineyard Collection

Group of Three American Polychrome Paint-Decorated Wall Boxes, 19th/20th century

Group of Three American Polychrome Paint-Decorated Wall Boxes, 19th/20th century

Property from a Martha's Vineyard Collection

Group of Three American Polychrome Paint-Decorated Wall Boxes

19th/20th century


Comprising: one carved with two doves centering a heart, New England, circa 1880; another green-painted example, New York, circa 1880 and a red-painted example with star decoration, 19th century

Height 13 in. by Width 10 3/4 in. by Depth 5 3/4 in. (largest)

Height of tallest: 13 in. by 10 ¾ in. wide by 5 ¾ in. deep

Red example: 11 ½ x 4 ½ x 4 ¾ in. red example

Dove box: 6 ¼ x 14 ½ x 5

The carved doves with old break and repair at ankles of birds. Signs of overpainting to the back. Scattered chips, losses and rubbing to paint decoration to each box.

 

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Judy Milne, Inc., Kingston, New York (the carved dove box and green-painted box).